HOLDEN - Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

  • Published: 21 March 2019
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    This is the story of the first Australian car company. From humble beginnings making saddles horses, to unleashing some of the baddest machines the Land Down Under has ever seen! From the 48-215, to the Monaro, Commodore, Torana, Maloo and beyond. This is the history of Holden!

    Hosted by James Pumphrey
    Edited by Alex Rodriguez
    Animation by Raghav Arumugam
    Written by Nolan Sykes
    Directed by Colby Mann

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Comments • 6 037

  • Donut Media
    Donut Media   4 months back

    Alright you Aussies, which Holden is your favorite? Yanks, which Holden do you wish came to the US?

    • Benjamin mole
      Benjamin mole  2 months back

      @Draven Alexander i already drive one

    • Draven Alexander
      Draven Alexander  2 months back

      @Benjamin mole If you want the Commodore get a Chevy Caprice.

    • Bo Malo
      Bo Malo  3 months back

      I would actually love a maloo in the states lol

    • Danny Zeigler
      Danny Zeigler  3 months back

      Tell James to do up to speed on John Lingenfelter

    • Carlos Wirihana
      Carlos Wirihana  3 months back

      My VF Commodore and its NOT the shit v6 😂

  • Steven f
    Steven f  38 minutes back

    Brabham started making cars in aus again, maybe a video on that?

    • skeleguns 10,ooo,ooo
      skeleguns 10,ooo,ooo  10 hours back

      I’m thinking about investing on a Pontiac G8

      • skeleguns 10,ooo,ooo
        skeleguns 10,ooo,ooo  10 hours back

        5:30 you shown the big one at the Daytona 500

        • Chaka301
          Chaka301  11 hours back

          That John Snow comment was kind of f—d up.

          • Ronan Grey
            Ronan Grey  19 hours back

            16:26 what about the 2018/9 gtsr w1

            • raph is me
              raph is me  1 days back

              i still want a sandman to this day

              • Bradley Collins
                Bradley Collins  2 days back

                Some better research would have been good, a few inaccuracies in some of the details

                • vHavx
                  vHavx  2 days back

                  Wtf is Shrimp it fucken prawns

                  • Lionel James Trotea
                    Lionel James Trotea  2 days back

                    Well done @donutmedia

                    • poopy doodooz
                      poopy doodooz  2 days back

                      I actually know the guy who wrote that Limp Bizkit album and even he did not like it LOL which is just as much bullshit as the fact that we do not have a ute in the United States

                      • Evil999
                        Evil999  3 days back

                        I like the video but this guy is kind of annoying

                        • Damian D
                          Damian D  3 days back

                          Donut Media - Do the Falcon GT (The Australian one not the fancy US race car one....)

                          • Zimonov
                            Zimonov  3 days back

                            GOOD. now go do OPEL.

                            The Monaro basically uses an Opel Rekord body anyway.

                            • Andre Ferreira
                              Andre Ferreira  1 days back

                              In Brazil, the GM use the Rekord to make the crevrolet opala

                          • Anything & Everything
                            Anything & Everything  3 days back

                            I love watching donut media. It makes learning about cars fun. Absolutely love james' style. Keep up the good work

                            • Andrew L.
                              Andrew L.  3 days back

                              3:00 assembling problems

                              • Brethren of Yeshua
                                Brethren of Yeshua  3 days back

                                I love the GTO/Holden. Hopefully they get really cheap.

                                • laguna clan
                                  laguna clan  4 days back

                                  American engines designed by an american but Australia still had part in starting the legacy 🏆

                                  • laguna clan
                                    laguna clan  4 days back

                                    Can donut get rid of this annoying fat fuck this series would be better if someone else made it

                                    • H Hill
                                      H Hill  4 days back

                                      That's my name, so this video caught me off guard

                                      • Nathaniel Donald
                                        Nathaniel Donald  4 days back

                                        You forgot about the EH the most popular holden

                                        • This Guy
                                          This Guy  5 days back

                                          Dope Segway into the Keeps plug👍

                                          • rohin FREER
                                            rohin FREER  5 days back

                                            He'll yes lots of you chevy,s are Holden,s

                                            • Scorpion8706
                                              Scorpion8706  5 days back

                                              The commie still beats all thoughts take tanks

                                              • shenysys
                                                shenysys  6 days back

                                                Is that Gary the Goat (RIP) ? https://youtu.be/6z3TxdvYYZQ?t=235
                                                Has his own YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/jimboandgary

                                                • Zach McKenzie
                                                  Zach McKenzie  7 days back

                                                  Commodore looks like a four door foxbody Mustang

                                                  • Noir Spectre
                                                    Noir Spectre  1 weeks back

                                                    Why does the Holden look so much better than the GTO?

                                                    • hribc78
                                                      hribc78  1 weeks back

                                                      man, I get you have your own way of presenting and it´s a kickass show but please, please stop screaming.

                                                      • Trucker Mississippi Reject

                                                        Kilometers lol

                                                        • MKE
                                                          MKE  1 weeks back

                                                          Any of the ones with the turbo straight 6 dohc.... please, for the love of god give us that motor in the states

                                                          • TheSoundOfSuperSpeed
                                                            TheSoundOfSuperSpeed  1 weeks back

                                                            Need a video all about the HSV GTS-R and the FPV cars, especially the F6 Typhoons and such. The Barra Motor is an icon

                                                            • Thomas Heil
                                                              Thomas Heil  1 weeks back

                                                              The HSV Maloo is the coolest ride.

                                                              • Tim
                                                                Tim  1 weeks back

                                                                I already loved Donut Media, but then I saw you did this vid on Holden. 11/10 <3 You guys are hawt

                                                                • Darcy Ralston
                                                                  Darcy Ralston  1 weeks back

                                                                  Plz don’t ever try an aussie accent again

                                                                • Farai Shimeih Gwapedza
                                                                  Farai Shimeih Gwapedza  1 weeks back

                                                                  Please someone do a montage of everytime James says "lighting"... I would binge watch it all day

                                                                  I can do it but im usually too busy doing stupid things .. plus I won't enjoy watching my own work.. its just better when someone else does it 😂😂😂 lol

                                                                  • Farai Shimeih Gwapedza
                                                                    Farai Shimeih Gwapedza  1 weeks back

                                                                    James Pumphrey is just a planetary treasure!! Purely irreplaceable.

                                                                    • Jackson Parker
                                                                      Jackson Parker  1 weeks back

                                                                      Funniest up to speed 😂 lovef this episode

                                                                      • Professional Rookie
                                                                        Professional Rookie  1 weeks back

                                                                        14.48 you talk about VX but show a VT (the model before the VX) not complaining I love VT's just pointing it out nothing beats a VT with a VX HSV body kit

                                                                        • Metro Gaming
                                                                          Metro Gaming  1 weeks back

                                                                          Please don’t make fun of 1988

                                                                          • That Makes Too Much Sence ?

                                                                            Dude i love you videos and your excitement but can we get a level audio on a video so everone everyone don't have to change the volume 10 times

                                                                            • drooscek100
                                                                              drooscek100  2 weeks back

                                                                              Gary the goat

                                                                              • Ethan Miller
                                                                                Ethan Miller  2 weeks back

                                                                                Australia has the roughest conditions that we need 4wd for disasters and the weekend for that we Aussies drive Toyota landcruiser and hilux, Nissan's patrol

                                                                                • Games Film
                                                                                  Games Film  2 weeks back

                                                                                  It’s prawns off the bbq and a VB

                                                                                  • Jason Frazer
                                                                                    Jason Frazer  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Walkinshaw* :)

                                                                                    • Emmanuel Tan
                                                                                      Emmanuel Tan  2 weeks back

                                                                                      what about the Aussie built Fords, Donut Media?

                                                                                      Check out XY Falcon GTHO Phase III, XR8, XR6 Turbo, F6X, FPV F6, FPV GT, FPV GT-P, FGX Turbo, GT-F 351

                                                                                      • Tibi Keresztes
                                                                                        Tibi Keresztes  2 weeks back

                                                                                        This cunt's a bad seppo.

                                                                                        • Jeremy Helms
                                                                                          Jeremy Helms  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Do one on the FALCON

                                                                                          • Slant Six
                                                                                            Slant Six  2 weeks back

                                                                                            I love Aussie Muscle cars. I wish we had the UTE in the US.